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Near Marbury in Chilton County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Memorial Hall Flagpole

 
 
Memorial Hall Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, January 26, 2019
1. Memorial Hall Flagpole Marker
Inscription.  This ship's mast flagpole is an aluminum replica of the original wooden Soldiers' Home flagpole which stood in front of Memorial Hall (approximately 25 yards southwest of this spot).

High above [Memorial Hall] towered a long and graceful flag pole from which the Stars and Stripes floated in the breeze.
Montgomery Advertiser April 3, 1904


Photo caption:
Spring, 1904 – Workmen pose in front of the newly completed "Memorial Hall," administration building and centerpiece of the Alabama Confederate Soldiers' Home

 
Erected by Confederate Memorial Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical date for this entry is April 3, 1904.
 
Location. 32° 43.237′ N, 86° 28.4′ W. Marker is near Marbury, Alabama, in Chilton County. Marker is on County Road 63, 0.8 miles north of State Route 143, on the left when traveling north. Located within Confederate Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 437 Co Rd 63, Marbury AL 36051, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. Monument to Jefferson Manly Falkner (within shouting distance of this marker); Water Tank (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Marbury Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woven Wire Fence (about 400 feet away); Mess Hall c. 1920-1929 (about 400 feet away); Site of the E. L. More, Fox Maull, Lizzie Cameron, (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marbury.
 
Memorial Hall Flagpole image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, January 26, 2019
2. Memorial Hall Flagpole
View of marker looking towards Marbury Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, January 26, 2019
3. View of marker looking towards Marbury Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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